Period
to 19 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 342 449
Rank change year-on-year +82 +107 +206
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 1,446 1,305 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 0.93% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 2.34% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 984 758
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £108,375 £110,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £66,325 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.54% -1.74% +12.50%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 44,632 55,685 63,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.78% 39.76% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34,389 42,726 49,338
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +105 721 £82,500 +3.13% 128
Midlands +71 234 £67,500 +12.50% 23
South East +54 194 £67,500 +12.50% 35
North of England +35 155 £55,000 -8.33% 35
West Midlands +55 121 £62,500 +4.17% 13
East Midlands +34 113 £75,000 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire +34 76 £55,000 - 12
South West +18 75 £62,302 -4.15% 10
North West +33 58 £61,250 +0.24% 19
East of England +24 44 £55,000 - 12
North East +17 21 £52,243 -26.99% 4
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 1,019 (70.47%) AWS
2 907 (62.72%) Azure
3 580 (40.11%) DevOps
4 564 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
5 448 (30.98%) Linux
6 378 (26.14%) GCP
7 359 (24.83%) Docker
8 353 (24.41%) Microsoft
9 348 (24.07%) Python
10 337 (23.31%) Ansible
11 333 (23.03%) Finance
12 317 (21.92%) Kubernetes
13 311 (21.51%) Windows
14 307 (21.23%) Java
15 246 (17.01%) Puppet
16 238 (16.46%) Data Centre
17 237 (16.39%) Migration
18 226 (15.63%) SQL
18 226 (15.63%) VMware
19 223 (15.42%) Presales
19 223 (15.42%) Microservices
20 204 (14.11%) Terraform
21 195 (13.49%) Google
22 182 (12.59%) IaaS
23 181 (12.52%) Jenkins
24 180 (12.45%) Web Services
25 179 (12.38%) ITIL
26 178 (12.31%) Open Source
27 171 (11.83%) Office 365
28 167 (11.55%) Firewall

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (4.36%) Apache Spark
2 42 (2.90%) Apache
2 42 (2.90%) Confluence
3 32 (2.21%) IIS
4 29 (2.01%) OpenStack
5 28 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.18%) JBoss
7 17 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 16 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.83%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.69%) Hyperledger
11 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.28%) CMS
13 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.069%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 19 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.69%) assyst
3 8 (0.55%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 2 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1,019 (70.47%) AWS
2 907 (62.72%) Azure
3 378 (26.14%) GCP
4 182 (12.59%) IaaS
5 171 (11.83%) Office 365
6 161 (11.13%) PaaS
7 141 (9.75%) SaaS
8 137 (9.47%) OpenShift
9 126 (8.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 70 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
11 67 (4.63%) Serverless
12 54 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 54 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (3.73%) Amazon S3
12 54 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 52 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
14 45 (3.11%) GitHub
15 42 (2.90%) Amazon ECS
16 41 (2.84%) Amazon EKS
17 37 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 167 (11.55%) Firewall
2 82 (5.67%) VPN
3 77 (5.33%) DNS
4 60 (4.15%) WAN
5 51 (3.53%) DHCP
6 45 (3.11%) Internet
7 43 (2.97%) SAN
8 38 (2.63%) MPLS
9 36 (2.49%) LAN
10 26 (1.80%) NetScaler
10 26 (1.80%) Network Security
11 25 (1.73%) TCP/IP
12 24 (1.66%) BGP
13 23 (1.59%) HTTP
14 21 (1.45%) Wireless
15 20 (1.38%) Unified Communications
16 17 (1.18%) DMZ
17 16 (1.11%) VoIP
18 14 (0.97%) NAS
19 13 (0.90%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (7.33%) NoSQL
2 81 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 66 (4.56%) Big Data
4 62 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
5 49 (3.39%) MySQL
6 44 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 39 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
11 32 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
12 30 (2.07%) Power BI
13 28 (1.94%) Relational Database
14 24 (1.66%) Blockchain
15 23 (1.59%) Amazon Aurora
16 22 (1.52%) HBase
17 20 (1.38%) Redis
17 20 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (1.31%) MongoDB
19 18 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 181 (12.52%) Jenkins
2 129 (8.92%) Git (software)
3 81 (5.60%) JIRA
4 59 (4.08%) Artifactory
5 54 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 49 (3.39%) Bitbucket
7 46 (3.18%) GitLab
8 36 (2.49%) Selenium
9 27 (1.87%) GoCD
10 21 (1.45%) JMeter
11 19 (1.31%) Maven
12 16 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.83%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.69%) git-flow
14 10 (0.69%) JUnit
14 10 (0.69%) Mockito
15 9 (0.62%) CircleCI
15 9 (0.62%) Subversion
16 8 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 333 (23.03%) Finance
2 107 (7.40%) Banking
3 103 (7.12%) Public Sector
4 80 (5.53%) Retail
5 53 (3.67%) Front Office
6 32 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.94%) Marketing
8 21 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.24%) Law
10 16 (1.11%) Games
11 14 (0.97%) Automotive
12 12 (0.83%) Advertising
13 11 (0.76%) Digital Economy
14 10 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.48%) Billing
16 6 (0.41%) Publishing
17 5 (0.35%) Legal
18 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.28%) Local Government
19 2 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 421 (29.11%) Architect
2 194 (13.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 174 (12.03%) Cloud Engineer
4 159 (11.00%) Cloud Architect
5 149 (10.30%) Solutions Architect
6 115 (7.95%) Developer
7 111 (7.68%) Consultant
8 80 (5.53%) AWS Engineer
9 68 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 68 (4.70%) Software Engineer
10 62 (4.29%) AWS Architect
10 62 (4.29%) Technical Architect
11 56 (3.87%) Cloud Consultant
12 53 (3.67%) Senior DevOps
12 53 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 51 (3.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 49 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
15 48 (3.32%) Java Developer
15 48 (3.32%) Platform Engineer
16 47 (3.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (12.45%) Web Services
2 124 (8.58%) Node.js
3 116 (8.02%) .NET
4 85 (5.88%) React
5 79 (5.46%) AngularJS
6 71 (4.91%) Elastic Stack
7 50 (3.46%) Spring
8 49 (3.39%) Kafka
9 41 (2.84%) JSON
9 41 (2.84%) REST
10 38 (2.63%) J2EE
11 37 (2.56%) RESTful
12 35 (2.42%) Middleware
13 23 (1.59%) HTML
14 22 (1.52%) LDAP
14 22 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (1.38%) OAuth
16 19 (1.31%) SAML
16 19 (1.31%) XML
17 18 (1.24%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 238 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 153 (10.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 142 (9.82%) Private Cloud
4 107 (7.40%) Cloud Native
5 92 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
6 60 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (3.87%) Blog
8 53 (3.67%) Hedge funds
9 49 (3.39%) Derivative
10 48 (3.32%) Equities
10 48 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
10 48 (3.32%) Fixed Income
11 46 (3.18%) PKI
12 45 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
13 32 (2.21%) Replication
14 29 (2.01%) Management Information System
15 28 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
16 26 (1.80%) Algorithms
16 26 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
17 24 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 448 (30.98%) Linux
2 311 (21.51%) Windows
3 79 (5.46%) Unix
4 78 (5.39%) Windows Server
5 62 (4.29%) CentOS
6 53 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.56%) Windows 10
8 31 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.04%) Debian
12 11 (0.76%) Solaris
13 9 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.55%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.21%) AIX
18 3 (0.21%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (40.11%) DevOps
2 564 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (16.39%) Migration
4 223 (15.42%) Microservices
4 223 (15.42%) Presales
5 179 (12.38%) ITIL
6 178 (12.31%) Open Source
7 166 (11.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 162 (11.20%) Software Engineering
9 155 (10.72%) Analytics
10 147 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
11 138 (9.54%) Technical Leadership
12 135 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (9.27%) Configuration Management
14 133 (9.20%) Scrum
15 129 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 122 (8.44%) Mentoring
17 112 (7.75%) Test Automation
18 97 (6.71%) TDD
19 95 (6.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 348 (24.07%) Python
2 307 (21.23%) Java
3 226 (15.63%) SQL
4 156 (10.79%) PowerShell
5 148 (10.24%) Ruby
6 122 (8.44%) JavaScript
7 111 (7.68%) Bash Shell
8 102 (7.05%) Go
9 86 (5.95%) C#
10 83 (5.74%) C++
11 43 (2.97%) C
12 42 (2.90%) R
13 31 (2.14%) Perl
14 23 (1.59%) Scala
15 20 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.24%) TypeScript
17 17 (1.18%) Korn
18 16 (1.11%) PHP
19 11 (0.76%) Bourne shell
19 11 (0.76%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 144 (9.96%) Degree
2 82 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 67 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (3.18%) AWS Certification
6 43 (2.97%) MCSA
7 40 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (2.77%) SC Cleared
8 38 (2.63%) MCSE
9 25 (1.73%) CCNP
10 24 (1.66%) CCNA
11 19 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.90%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.83%) MCP
14 11 (0.76%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.76%) RHCE
15 10 (0.69%) CCIE
15 10 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.69%) SANS
16 7 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.39%) SLA
2 33 (2.28%) GDPR
3 27 (1.87%) QA
4 13 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.41%) NCSC
8 5 (0.35%) NIST
9 3 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.21%) PMO
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.069%) COBIT
11 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.069%) NIST 800
System Software
1 359 (24.83%) Docker
2 139 (9.61%) Active Directory
3 130 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 47 (3.25%) vCloud
6 43 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
7 38 (2.63%) XenApp
8 28 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 23 (1.59%) vSphere
10 20 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.69%) HDFS
12 8 (0.55%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.41%) NFS
14 5 (0.35%) etcd
14 5 (0.35%) LXC
14 5 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.21%) Ceph
16 3 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 337 (23.31%) Ansible
2 317 (21.92%) Kubernetes
3 246 (17.01%) Puppet
4 204 (14.11%) Terraform
5 162 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (4.77%) Packer
7 52 (3.60%) Consul
8 46 (3.18%) SCCM
9 44 (3.04%) Docker Swarm
9 44 (3.04%) Grafana
10 40 (2.77%) Prometheus
11 36 (2.49%) WSUS
12 31 (2.14%) Graphite
13 30 (2.07%) ZABBIX
14 28 (1.94%) Nagios
14 28 (1.94%) vCenter Server
15 26 (1.80%) Salt
16 21 (1.45%) HP SiteScope
17 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
18 13 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 353 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 226 (15.63%) VMware
3 195 (13.49%) Google
4 110 (7.61%) Oracle
5 90 (6.22%) Cisco
6 64 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 58 (4.01%) Citrix
8 57 (3.94%) WorldPay
9 45 (3.11%) IBM
10 36 (2.49%) ServiceNow
11 35 (2.42%) HP
12 29 (2.01%) SaltStack
13 28 (1.94%) NetApp
14 26 (1.80%) Meraki
15 25 (1.73%) Dell
15 25 (1.73%) FIS
15 25 (1.73%) Splunk
16 24 (1.66%) Tableau
16 24 (1.66%) Veeam
17 21 (1.45%) Juniper